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Manute Bol Net Worth

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Manute Bol net worth:
$7 Million

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Manute Bol information

Birth date: October 16, 1962, Turalei, Sudan
Birth place: Turalei
Death date: June 19, 2010, Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
Height:7 ft 6 in (2.31 m)
Weight:201 lbs (91 kg)
Profession:Basketball player
Nationality:Sudan
Spouse:Ajok Deng (m. ?–2010)
Children:Bol Bol, Chris Bol, Ayak Bol, Madut Bol, Abuk Bol

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Manute Bol was a Sudanese-born basketball player and political activist. At 7 ft 7 in tall, he was one of the tallest men ever to play in the National Basketball Association, along with Gheorghe Mureşan. He was officially measured and listed at 7 feet, 6 ¾ inches tall in t... Wikipedia

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TitleYearStatusCharacter
Matthew Kohn's Untitled Sudan Reconciliation Film 2011 Documentary Himself
Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel 2006 TV Series Himself
Late Show with David Letterman 2004 TV Series Himself
The 700 Club 2002 TV Series Himself
Celebrity Boxing 2 2002 TV Special Himself
Saturday Night Live 1995 TV Series Himself
Hardcore TV 1994 TV Series Himself
Live with Kelly and Michael 1993 TV Series Himself

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#Fact
1 Inducted into the University of Bridgeport [Connecticut] Athletics Hall of Fame in 2010.
2 Has now recovered fully from a painful car accident. [December 2005]
3 Is now slowly recovering from injury. [September 2004]
4 (June 30) Seriously injured with two cracked vertebrae in his neck, head and internal injuries, and facial lacerations when the cab in which he was riding hit a guardrail and swerved across both lanes before hitting a rock ledge and rolling over, killing the driver and throwing him from the car.
5 From 1985 to 1993, he was the tallest player in the National Basketball Association.
6 He is survived by his second wife, Ajok of Olathe, Kansas and ten children including four with his second wife. He is also survived by a nephew, Mayom Majok.
7 Only player in NBA history with more lifetime blocked shots (2,086) than points scored (1,599).
8 Blocked 397 shots as a rookie in the 1985-1986 season, which is the second highest single-season total in NBA history. Only rookie ever to lead the NBA in blocked shots for a season. Had two games that season where he blocked 15 shots.
9 Played one year of college basketball at the University of Bridgeport.
10 Attended Cleveland State University despite not having a strong command of written English.
11 Second tallest man ever to play in the NBA, standing a few millimeters shorter than Romanian player Gheorghe Dumitru Muresan.
12 Charged with hitting his daughter, cutting her lip and interfering with a police officer. (13 February 2004)
13 In 2001, he went to Sudan and was held against his will by the ruling Islamic government because of his support of the Dinka-led Christian rebels in that country's long-running civil war; he has given most of his fortune to their cause. He escaped to Egypt, and managed to return to the United States in 2002.
14 First played basketball at age 18 and chipped his teeth on the rim when he first tried to dunk.
15 Son of a Dinka tribal chief. "Manute" means "special blessing."
16 Drafted by the San Diego (now Los Angeles) Clippers in the 5th round of the 1983 NBA Player Draft out of the University of Bridgeport. Re-drafted in the 2nd round of the 1985 Draft by the Washington Bullets (now Wizards). He played for the Bullets, the Philadelphia 76ers, the Warriors and the Miami Heat.

#Quote
1 [In a 2001 interview] I would have a big farm. Then we have no worries about money. If you have the cows, you have the money.
2 [on his height] My mother was 6 feet 10, my father 6 feet 8, and my sister is 6 feet 8. And my great-grandfather was even taller -- 7 feet 10.

#Trademark
1 Towering height
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